Ben Cunningham

Organization: Tsi-Akim

First year with MSC: 2003

Tribe: Maidu

Born in Quincy CA,. in 1945. I moved to Greenville in 1952. Graduated from Greenville High School in 1963. Worked one summer on a ranch.

1964 – 1966 was in the Army in Germany.

1966 – 2000 worked for the Forest Service: fire fighter, truck driver, engine boss, and fire prevention tech.

After retirement worked as carpenter helper.

2003 began with Maidu Summit as representative for Tsi- Akim.

Currently Maidu Summit Chairman.